The Jab is the first fundamental strike we will cover.

To get started, always make sure to get in your basic fight stance.

For an open-handed jab, drive your lead hand straight forward until your arm is fully extended, and then return back to your basic fight stance with the same speed.

For a closed-fist jab, do the same thing. Drive your fist forward and rotate it slightly on impact. Return your fist back to your basic fight stance just as fast as you threw the jab.

If you want extra power, just rotate your body slightly when delivering the jab.

You now know how to properly strike a jab when you are encountering a threat.